Director of the Scottish Network for Able Pupil
University of Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Website: University of Glasgow, Scotland
Dr Margaret Sutherland is senior lecturer in inclusive education at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. She is the Director of the Scottish Network for Able Pupils and Director of Post Graduate Research, University of Glasgow, Scotland. She has 38 years teaching experience in mainstream primary schools, behaviour support and latterly, higher education.
She has written articles in the field of high ability and is author of Gifted and Talented in the Early Years: A practical guide for 3-6 year olds and Developing the Gifted and Talented Young Learner. Her first book is in its second edition and has been translated into German and Slovenian. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She is an elected member of the general committee of the European Council for High Ability (ECHA) and serves on the ECHA accreditation committee for the creation of a European Talent Centre. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. Margaret is on the editorial board of a number of journals including Korean Educational Development Institute Journal of Educational Policy, Journal for the Education of the Gifted and the British Journal for Special Education.
- Contributions at Talent Education 2023
Gifted Education in the Future: Teaching as a ProfessionPaperMany countries in Europe and beyond are facing recruitment and retention problems. Burnout and workload are often cited as the main reason for leaving the profession. Learning more about teacher turnover might help policy makers to reduce shortages. But what of those who stay in the profession? With seven years … More
- Contributions on other events
We’re Going on A JourneyPaperTalent Education 2019Many of us became teachers because we wanted to make a difference in the world. We will have days when we feel privileged to work with young people and to help them on their journey. There will be other days when we want to bang our head against a wall … More